Commuter Students

Commuter/Off-Campus/Non Traditional Students

Do you live off campus and drive to one of the three NSU campuses at Tahlequah, Broken Arrow or Muskogee?   

Do I Qualify as a Commuter?

Required forms, documentation, and other questions about commuting and Residence Housing  life can be found on the Commuters Webpage  in Housing & Residence Life website.  

Need a place to study, take a break or get a bite to eat but not sure where to go? We’ve got you covered.

Tahlequah Campus:

A charging station is located on the Tahlequah Campus in the lower level of the University Center in the Veterans Student Lounge.   

Broken Arrow Campus:

Muskogee Campus:

  • Administration Building First Floor Commons Area, Sunroom, and Student Study Rooms (NSM 150).
  • Synar Center First Floor near south entrance and in the Green Room SYN 128.
  • Synar Center 2nd Floor rotunda at the south end of the building.
  • Outdoor courtyard
  • Computer Lab NSM 116 in Administration Building

 

Help In Crisis 1-800-300-5321 or 918-456-0673

One Fire Victim Services 918-772-4260| After Hour Emergency Line 1-866-458-5399

Crisis Text Line 741741 or 1-800-273-8255

Child or Adult Abuse Hotline 1-800-522-3511

Mental Health/Suicide Prevention Hotline 1-800-784-2433

Sooner Care & Sooner Plan (Medicaid) Helpline 1-800987-7767

COPES (FCS Cris Service ) 918-744-4800

Information for cost of attendance and resources for financial assistance can be found on the Student Financial Services webpage.  

There are several different types of financial assistance available.  Pell grants, FAFSA, loans, and scholarships, are a few.  To learn more information  https://offices.nsuok.edu/financialaid/TypesofAid/default.aspx

Students may contact the office  of Financial Services by phone (918) 444-3456 or email financialaid@nsuok.edu.

Sick and wellness related appointments are available at the Student Health Center on the Tahlequah Campus and at the NEO Health clinic in Muskogee. For Broken Arrow students the Arkansas Verdigris Valley Health Clinic in Coweta  offers services to NSU students.

Student's office visit Co-Pays will be paid by NSU when the Student shows their valid NSU ID at the time of visit.

Neo Health-NSU Campus
529 N. Oak Ave.
Tahlequah, OK 74464
918-444-2126

Neo Health-Muskogee
1328 S. York Street
Muskogee, OK; 74403
918-683-0470

Arkansas Verdigris Valley Health Clinic
607 S. Broadway
Coweta, OK
918-486-5564
 
Mental Health/Counseling Services
HawkReach Student Services offers free counseling services to all enrolled students on all three campuses.   Call 918-444-2042 or go online to schedule an appointment via the HawkReach webpage.  

The Northeastern State University Police Department is made up of certified police officers who have the same powers of arrest and law enforcement authority as municipal and county officers. We work with state, tribal and local law enforcement authorities to investigate crimes on campus and in the community.

Safety Escorts. If you don't feel comfortable walking at night, you may call for an officer to escort you to your campus destination.

Safety Escorts. If you don't feel comfortable walking at night, you may call for an officer to escort you to your campus destination.

Motorist Assistance. Our officers can assist with lock-outs and have battery packs for jump-starting your vehicle on campus.

There are always officers on duty who can be reached through our 24-hour dispatch.

NSUPD Tahlequah

Administration Building
Lower Level
601 N Grand Ave
Tahlequah, OK 74464
Phone: 918-444-2468
Fax: 918-458-2379
University_Police@nsuok.edu

NSUPD Broken Arrow

Business & Technology 101
3100 E. New Orleans
Broken Arrow, OK 74014
Phone: 918-449-6248

NSUPD Muskogee

Phone: 918-444-5010 

Tahlequah Campus:

A lactation room is available on the 2nd level of the University Center on the Tahlequah Campus.  

Broken Arrow Campus:

The Broken Arrow Campus has two lactation rooms in the Education and Liberal Arts Departments.  

Muskogee Campus:

A lactation room is located in the Administration Building, Room 150.  

Tahlequah Campus:

  • No lockers available 

Broken Arrow Campus:

  • No lockers available

Muskogee Campus:

  • Students in the PA Program have access to lockers located inside their student lounge.
  • Items may be checkin with University Police.  

Block Plan of 80 Meals + $100 Flex
 
Block Plan of 80 Meals + $100 Flex A block of 80 meals and 100 flex dollars. May be used at your discretion in The Market Cafe during the semester.

Block Plan of 50 Meals + $75 Flex
Block Plan of 50 Meals + $75 Flex A block of 50 meals and 75 flex dollars. May be used at your discretion in The Market Cafe during the semester.

Block Plan of 25 Meals + $75 Flex
Block Plan of 25 Meals + $75 Flex A block of 25 meals and 75 flex dollars. May be used at your discretion in The Market Cafe during the semester.

For more information https://nsuokdining.sodexomyway.com/my-meal-plan/index.

Tahlequah Campus: 

  •  Check out the delicious options at the Market Cafe or one of the many choices in the Underground located in the University Center basement.  Dining services are provided by Sodexo.

Broken Arrow Campus:

  • Hawk's Nest: Our campus cafe, the Hawk's Nest, offers a diverse menu for lunch and dinner. The Hawk's Nest is located on the first floor of the Administrative Services Building.

Muskogee Campus:

  • Vending machines are located in the administration building near the Sunroom and The Green Room in Synar Center.
  • Local food trucks are on campus to provide the opportunity for a meal without leaving campus.  

Financial Services has information for the different types of Jobs on Campus.

Handshake is used on campus to locate and apply for student jobs within NSU campuses.  

SHARED HOUSING/COMMUTER PARKING LOTS (Tahlequah Campus):

  • Library Lower Level located south across form Seminary Suites Grill House.
  • Tidmore parking lot located just south of the Fitness Center Construction.
  • Lewis Street located back of the University Center.
  • Crafton Street located along the baseball, softball and soccer fields.
  • Crafton Street North located just west of the Intramural Field.
  • Intramural Field located on Oklahoma Street east of the Intramural Field.

DESIGNATED COMMUTER PARKING ONLY (Tahlequah Campus):

  • UC Commuter parking lot located back of the Webb Building.
  • Bill Willis Commuter located at Goingsnake Street and Valley Avenue. South area for commuter, north area for Faculty/Staff.
  • John Vaughan Library Commuter parking lot located back of the library's Faculty/Staff parking.
    Seminary Street Commuter located on Seminary Street.
  • College Street Commuter located west across from the Science building.
  • Bagley Hall Commuter parking lot located west of Bagley Hall Faculty/Staff parking lot.
  • Special Services Commuter parking lot located on Vinita Street, south of the Special Services building.

Tahlequah Campus:  

  • John Vaughn Library

Broken Arrow Campus:

  • BA Liberal Arts Room 118, Room 130, Room  234
  • BA Science  2nd fl Cubby
  • BA Education Room  113
  • BA Business & Technology Room  129, Room  137
  • Library

Muskogee Campus:

  • Administration Building, Room 116
  • Synar Building lab located in Room 205

Rowdy Resource Room Tahlequah Campus

  • Tahlequah Campus:  Center Leoser Hall, Down the hall from Pizza Hut Express and behind The Chatterbox.

Broken Arrow Campus:

  • Rowdy's Resource Room is also available on the BA Campus in the Administration Building.

Muskogee Campus:

  • A Resource Pantry is in the beginning stages for the Muskogee Campus located in the Synar building.  Personal hygiene items are currently available.  Items may be dropped off for donation.   

Check out NSU Engagement for activities on the NSU campuses.  

If you are interested in starting an Commuter Organization, contact  Dr. Sheila Self , Tahlequah Campus, Administration Building, 2nd Floor Student Affairs.

Phone: 918-444-2120

Tahlequah Campus:

Veterans Lounge located in the basement of the University Center.

John Vaughan Library located at the North end of the campus.

Broken Arrow Campus:  

Broken Arrow Campus Library 

Muskogee Campus:

  • Administration Building First Floor Commons Area, Sunroom, and Student Study Rooms (NSM 150).
  • Synar Center First Floor near south entrance and in the Green Room SYN 128.
  • Synar Center 2nd Floor rotunda at the south end of the building.
  • Outdoor courtyard

On-campus and online tutoring is available for most subjects and is free to currently enrolled NSU students. Students may visit any tutoring lab on any NSU campus regardless of the campus they primarily attend.  Information for tutoring services on Tahlequah & Broken Arrow  campuses can be found  on the NSU website.  https://offices.nsuok.edu/advising/AcademicSupportServices/TutoringServices.aspx

Tahlequah Campus:

  • Cappi Wadley Reading and Technology Center Bagley Hall 3rd Floor
  • Communication Lab Journalism 2nd Floor Landing
  • Computer Science Labs Webb 307 & 329
  • Math Lab SC 264
  • Science Lab SC 163
  • Online Tutoring Accessible through Blackboard for all courses in which you are enrolled.
  • Tutor.com
  • TRIO Haskell Hall South Entrance
  • University Writing Center SH 135

Broken Arrow Campus:

  • Computer Science Lab BASC 151 
  • Math Lab BASC 151
  • Science Lab BASC 151
  • University Writing Center BALB 226

Muskogee Campus:

  • The librarian for health professions is on campus 1x per week and offering tutoring/research assistance to the students.